Croton scabiosus Bedd.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Croton scabiosus Bedd.
  • Vernacular name : Yerri Chilla (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Scrub forests
  • Comments / notes : A narrow endemic species distributed in scrub jungles and dry deciduous forests of Central Eastern Ghats in Andhra Pradesh State.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 13/03/2012
  • Collection Nos : FAP 40192
  • Collection Locality : Rachakuntapalle, Kadapa district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kadapa district, Kurnool district, Nellore district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Eastern Ghats (Andhra Pradesh) (Salamma & Rao 2013, 2014); South India (Flowering plants of Kerala Nayar et al 2006)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Pullaiah, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 2. pp. 851.; Salamma & Rao, 2014. Journal of Threatened Taxa 6(10): 6363–6370
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Croton scabiosus. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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